smooth sumac

noun
a shrub or small tree, Rhus glabra, of the cashew family, native to North America, having pinnate leaves and green flowers in a dense terminal cluster.

Origin:
1805–15, Americanism

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smooth sumac

noun
common nonpoisonous shrub of eastern North America with waxy compound leaves and green paniculate flowers followed by red berries 
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Smooth sumac is known to shade and replace prairie plants and endangered species.
Shrubs are invading the openings with gray dogwood, smooth sumac, and prickly ash forming dense thickets in places.
The net result is an accelerated increase in the size of the smooth sumac invasion area.
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